Honey Harvest

Last weekend we had our VERY FIRST HONEY HARVEST. Seeing & tasting the results of my girls’ labors was a joy in itself. My youngest daughter, Rachel was home for the weekend and I pressed her into ‘service’ even though she had never been anywhere near my bee hives! Checking Read more…

Hydroponics

HYDRO means water, PONOS means labor I talked about wanting to ‘have a go at hydroponics’ back in the Fall & we got going this spring! To be truthful, Stuart has been doing most of the research & I’ve got the job of growing plants! He’s my Gardening Engineer and Read more…

What’s Blooming?

Today I want to show you what’s blooming in my garden. Everything I’ve shown here is a native plant/tree that’s grown naturally on my property. Not everything that’s blooming is big and showy. As you’ll see some of the most beautiful blooms are actually really small and unremarkable until you Read more…

Hugelkultur

How often do you come across something useful, even when you didn’t know you needed it! I was wowed when an article on HUGELKULTUR popped up in my news feed! It’s a German word meaning Hill or Mound Culture – a way of growing veggies or plants in a vertical Read more…